The first yearly sign-up period for Obamacare closes Monday, with early returns suggesting the administration may meet its original projection of 7 million enrollees.
For gay couples, health insurance options run the gamut, mirroring in part the patchwork of state laws governing same-sex marriage that have changed rapidly in recent years.
Americans will get more time to enroll in Obamacare insurance plans if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg left a meeting with President Barack Obama unsatisfied with assurances that the government can protect privacy while continuing surveillance.
Hobby Lobby, a business guided by the Bible, wants a religious exemption from the Obamacare rule that employers cover birth control as part of worker-insurance plans.
A lot of confusion remains about the Affordable Care Act as the March 31 deadline for enrollment approaches. One troubling sector is for people who speak other languages.
One of President Obama's signature manufacturing hubs underscores the challenges facing the president's goal of ensuring a steady stream of good jobs into the 21st century.
Three winners of the Nobel Prize for economics were among 500 signers of a new letter against increasing the minimum wage. Seven Nobelists earlier signed a letter in support.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
When Washington's residents voted in 1998 to raise its minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. They were wrong.
President Obama will propose an expansion of popular tax credits Tuesday in a fiscal 2015 budget designed to serve as a blueprint for Democrats in this year's elections.
America's minimum wage has been around longer and done more good than you may know. Here's a look as the nation considers Obama's plan to go to $10.10 an hour from $7.25.
House Speaker John Boehner let Congress vote on a measure to extend the nation's borrowing authority without any spending conditions -- an unequivocal victory for Obama.
House Speaker John Boehner says the House of Representatives will vote this week to increase in the government's borrowing cap without any add-ons demanded by Republicans.
The budget deficit is set to fall to $514 billion this year, down substantially from last year and the lowest level by far since President Obama took office five years ago.
About half of U.S. workers have no access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The myRA is meant to help bridge that gap and give those workers an easy way to start saving.
If Tuesday's State of the Union address had a familiar ring to it, it's because the list of initiatives President Obama proposed was little changed from last year's speech.
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps -- a switch from a few years ago.
Party leaders pushed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill for this year through the House, shunning the turmoil of recent budget clashes with compromise.
Expired federal jobless benefits unexpectedly cleared an early hurdle Tuesday, offering a glimmer of hope to the long-term jobless and their families.
After a troubled rollout, President Barack Obama's health care overhaul now faces its most personal test: How will it work as people seek care under its new mandates?